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10 Celebrities Who Battled Postpartum Depression

These celebrity moms shared their postpartum depression with the world, despite a cultural stigma against discussing motherhood in less-than-glowing terms.
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Beyond baby blues

by Ashlee Davis

About 13% of women who give birth develop postpartum depression, a serious, long-lasting condition that's more than just "baby blues."

Postpartum depression can happen to anyone, even the rich and famous (and new dads too). Exhaustion, sleep deprivation, and other stressors take their toll.

These celebrity moms shared their postpartum depression with the world, despite a cultural stigma against discussing motherhood in less-than-glowing terms.

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